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Sr Project Manager IT - Release Train Engineer'

Company: Exelon
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Description

At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

About the Team:

Exelon Utilities Team Digital is looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, open minded Release Train Engineer to facilitate Agile Release Train processes and execution. This his role will escalate impediments, manage risk, ensure value delivery, and drives continuous improvement.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) has a primary purpose of supporting and coaching an Agile Release Train (ART) by steering it to success and navigating the complexity of delivering software in large, cross-functional environments. The RTE helps resolve and escalate impediments, manages risk, helps assure value delivery, and drives program level continuous improvement. The RTE is accountable for the overall planning, coordination, execution, and delivery of value through the program.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Facilitate the coordinated preparation and execution of release planning for the ART.
  • Working with the ART team who prioritizes the features to be considered in the next program increment (PI) planning cycle.
  • Facilitating the ART team's refinement of features to be considered in the next PI planning cycle to meet the Feature Definition of Ready.
  • Assists the ART in communication and coordination with stakeholders and customers during feature definition and delivery.
  • Ensuring effective communication and coordination for and during quarterly planning.
  • Managing change to the ART's PI plan and the impacts of those changes.
  • Drive cross team, ART, and departmental impediments, planning, collaboration, and coordination.
  • Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments.
  • Understand, visualize, and manage upstream/downstream dependencies.
  • Drive delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity.
  • Work across stakeholders and teams to continuously improve.
  • Manage program level coordination, such as creating timelines, milestones, and cadence of increments and releases and oversee the development of reports and analyses that document program activity.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead project teams and provide leadership; act as consultant/coach to management in resolving unusually difficult problems.
  • Participate with management and cross-functional teams as subject matter expert to develop and improve operating policies and procedures related to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and be an advocate in adopting Agile and SAFe best practices and processes.
  • Constantly refine and stay current with emerging themes in larger Agile community.
  • Support the configuration of SAFe to the needs of the organization, standardizing and documenting practices.
  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.

Qualifications

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Informational Systems or Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited University and 5 - 8 years project management or related experience
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or PMP certification
  • Demonstrated Release Train Engineer experience in organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from conception through implementation.
  • Experience coordinating multiple teams in a technology environment.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining technical and project related information to clients, vendors, senior management and staff.
  • Ability to easily build new relationships and proactively establish a variety of contacts across the organization.
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams.
  • Broad range of program management and leadership skills required.
  • Proven ability to balance concurrent activities.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in software development in an Agile environment.

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in Project Management, Informational Systems or Computer Science (or advanced technical degree) or Business Administration
  • Certified SAFe Release Train Engineer or a Certified SAFe Agilist
  • Demonstrated experience managing System Integrators to successfully deliver projects

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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